Christine Newman is currently working as an undergraduate clinical lecturer in the School of Medicine at the National University of Ireland (NUIG)Galway while undertaking an MD in the area of diabetes in pregnancy.  She graduated from NUIG in 2012 with an MB BCh BAO. Since that time she has worked clinically in General Internal Medicine throughout Ireland before specialising in Diabetes and Endocrinology. She obtained postgraduate qualifications from the The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and is a member of the college and she has a Speciality Certificate in Endocrinology and Diabetes from the Society of Endocrinology. In addition, she recently completed the EASD Robert Turner Clinical Research training programme. Christine’s research interests are currently focused in the area of diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, thyroid disease and calcium metabolism. She is engaged in medical education teaching undergraduate endocrinology through both didactic lectures, small group tutorials and via simulation-based education.